Music for All’s Bands of America Honor Band will march in The Rose Parade on New Year’s Day 2022 in Pasadena, California. With more than 300 members, this national honor band will represent school band programs across America. Meet the members!

Name: Madison Legus

Hometown: Murphy, TX

Why did you apply to be a member of the Honor Band?

I applied to be a member of the Honor Band because I thought it would be an amazing opportunity to be a part of and a great way to meet new people.

What part of the trip are you most excited about?

I am most excited about performing in the parade and getting to meet new people.

What are three things you’ve learned from being involved in your high school music program?

I have learned how important it is to be on time and prepared, how to work with a team, and how to work hard.

To date, what is your favorite memory of being involved in your high school music program?

My favorite memory is when we went to San Antonio for Bands of America.

What activities and clubs are you involved in?

I am involved in the dance class at our school.

What are your post-graduation plans?

I am going to attend college

Have you participated in any Music for All or Bands of America activities before? If so, which ones?

I have participated in the 2019 BOA San Antonio marching competition

Tell us something unique about yourself:

I have a twin sister and we are adopted.

List your favorites!

Song or piece of music: Scared to Live by The Weeknd

Movie: The Hunger Games

TV Show: Stranger Things

Book: Bridge to Terabithia

Board game: Monopoly

Dessert: Brownies

Place to visit: Florida

You’re on a deserted island and you can only choose one from each category:

Dessert: Cake

Entertainment: Reading Books

Social Media: Instagram

See Madison in action! If you’ve ever wanted to be there in person for The Rose Parade and the excitement that surrounds it, the BOA VIP Rose Experience is for you! Learn more at